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Representative Matters

Breach of Contract by Investment Bank

Obtained favorable jury verdict defending client against breach of contract claims by investment bank.

Cross-Border Dispute With a Foreign Sovereign

Obtained favorable settlement for European landowners in cross-border dispute with a foreign sovereign.

Termination Payments and Defaulting CDO

Obtained full recovery of termination payments owed to bank client by defaulting CDO.

Claims by Investment Banks for Deal-Related Compensation

Successful prosecution and defense of claims by investment banks for deal-related compensation under engagement letters.

Breach of Fiduciary Duties by CEO of Foreign Public Company

Obtained complete relief for a foreign public company's U.S. subsidiary against its former CEO who had breached his fiduciary duties.

Prosecution and Defense of Mortgage Put-Back Cases

Successful prosecution and defense of numerous mortgage put-back cases involving mortgage securitizers, investment and commercial banks, and other parties to mortgage securitization structures.

Wrongful Termination Dispute

Successful representation of a senior banking executive in a high-profile wrongful termination dispute involving a European bank.

Defense of a National Mortgage Servicing Company in Adversary Proceedings Brought by Chapter 7 Trustee

Successful defense of a national mortgage servicing company in several adversary proceedings brought by Chapter 7 trustees in bankruptcy court.

Defense of Principals of a Hedge Fund Advisor and Advisory Company

Successful defense of principals of a hedge fund advisor and advisory company against breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract claims.

Investment Bank's Bad Faith Pricing Methodology in Connection with the Closing Out of a Mortgage-Backed Security Residual Interest

Obtained complete recovery for an investment fund client of amounts owed because of an investment bank's bad faith pricing methodology in connection with the closing out of a mortgage-backed security residual interest.

Construction and Lender Liability Litigation

Representation of a mortgage lender that involuntarily became the owner of a toxic mold-damaged hotel in multiple construction and lender liability litigations; took over the stalled cases, which involved more than twenty parties, and within months achieved a settlement of all actions with a recovery higher than the client's best-case estimate.